EJ Smith, son of Cowboys Hall of Famer and Jesuit Class of 2020 graduate, took a knee during the school’s graduation at AT&T Stadium as the national anthem played. “I chose to kneel in recognition of the injustice that so many have suffered both past and present,” Smith said via a spokesman, according to NBC-5. Smith was a football star at Jesuit, led the team on a historic playoff run that carried the Rangers to the Class 6A Division II Region II final. He will attend Stanford next season.

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